At Aura, our mantra follows the words of the Dalai Lama: ''Approach love and cooking with reckless abandon.'' We're in the pursuit of good vibes, an energizing atmosphere and an upscale destination for guests to gather at tables full of family and friends.
We specialize in modern American fare featuring farm-to-table ingredients, dishes meant to share, and hand-crafted cocktails that always go down smooth. Our chefs have infused the enticing flavors encountered on their global travels into our menu, resulting in a dining experience that's unlike any other in Des Moines. Allow our lush lighting, dramatic décor, and unforgettable cuisine to set the background for first dates and celebratory dinners alike.